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, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. we begin tonight, though, with the mystery surrounding the disappearance of 17-year-old brian glenn, supposed to play in today's homecoming football game in fairfax. instead, dozens gathered for a vigil after the game looking for answers. darcy spencer is live in fairfax tonight and spoke to brian's family about why they believe there's a lot more to this story. darcy? >> reporter: jim, there are a lot of questions surrounding this disappearance, but relatives tell me there's one thing they know for sure. that he did not run away. they say it's something he's never done before, and that is not in his character. that homecoming game played right here at his high scale ho and that's something he would never want to miss. ♪ dozens of students and parents turned out for a vigil for missing teen brian glenn. the 17-year-old senior did not show up for the wt woodson homecoming football game. he's a kicker for the team. >> i saw one of this friends kicking a kickoff that usually he does, and i almost broke down then. it was tough. >> reporter: glenn has been mi
the search scene with the latest on this search. pat? >> reporter: jim, some of the police are still out searching, others are back there getting debriefed. it's been more than three days now. no sign of brian glen. and the concern here continues to grow. they searched last night, and they were back again today. this time with more cops. and that helicopter again. looking all around the park trying to find brian glen. >> do you think he's in harm's way? >> it's hard for me to believe that he would go this long without contacting us if he weren't. and we had no reason to believe that he's a runaway. >> reporter: brian glen a senior. monday morning he dropped his younger brother off and kept on going. a short time later he went to this dunkin' donuts. the next day his car found here at the park. but no sign of brian glen. surveillance video shows that on monday morning, about 8:00 a.m., brian went to this dunkin' donuts, and bought six doughnuts. he walked away, and a short time later came back and bought a bottle of water. his parents think that's unusual, because in his car, he had his l
>>> good afternoon. i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm jim handly. we'll have more on the forecast in just a bit. but first some breaking news out of fairfax county. an emotional scene this afternoon at a park where friends, family and volunteers have been searching for a missing teenager. his name is bryan glenn. this afternoon a body has been found in the woods there. not far from where glenn's car was found last week. the high school student disappeared one week ago after dropping his brother off at school. police are not saying if the body is indeed glenn. we'll have more on this story throughout the evening. >>> it was time to break out the scarves and jasts ckets on this chilly columbus day. storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer joins us now with more on our chilly forecast. >> chilly, almost an understatement here. here we are in the middle to early october. very cold numbers. 54 degrees. plenty of clouds, and even shower activity, even around the district. winds out of the northeast at 8 miles per hour now. take a look at the numbers around the rest of the area. 44
construct like we were in some sort of ideological debate. stocks are good. >> the data has jim mixed this week, but we did get numbers mixed and consumer confidence is good and unemployment and yet, jack welch, the former ceo of general electric as you just mentioned on squawk out on twitter today. he's been obviously critical of the white house for years now, but he says unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so change numbers. that's the former head of a very large company. >> i'm on tv, and i remember jack sent me a fax when i was first on with mark haynes. i like you. i love jack. i'm trying to reconcile jack with the numbers because i trust jack and think he's terrific. i come back and say listen, they've been wrong -- he's jack. i don't think that they're phony. it doesn't make me feel that jack is off the reservation so much that i think that this particular issue -- i disagree with him. i read the tweet and i was, darn, jack, come on, man. >> let's say good is good. >> does this mark the turning point and we had david come out this mornin
with the latest. >> reporter: jim and doreen, thanks, good afternoon. when this debate starts tonight here at the university of denver, moderator jim lehrer will ban booing and hissing and clapping, so we, america, can concentrate on what these candidates have to say. more than 60 million americans could watch tonight's debate. >> i've made up my mind but i'd still like to see both of the candidates sweat a little bit. >> reporter: president obama looked relaxed this week. mitt romney, too. but he knows he has to change perceptions tonight. more voters now see romney negatively than see him positively. and that loses elections. >> only two presidential candidates in the last 20 years have had a net negative image at this point and one of them lost, george h.w. bush. >> reporter: romney got good news from three battlegrounds in florida. he's now behind by just one point. still way down in ohio. but in virginia, romney's down by just two. with a lot on the line in past debates, romney's done well. >> going up against mitt romney is not a fun thing. he's got the facts. he drills you, stays, t
jordan is in baltimore where health officials just released the new details. >> reporter: jim, this is typically used to treat back pain, but now several people have died, one in maryland and one in virginia. doctors here say they've been able to pinpoint a two-month time frame where this injection was distributed and they think they know where it came from. >> we were notified by centers for disease control -- >> reporter: the state department of mental health and hi hygiene say patients are at risk of having meningitis. a facility in massachusetts where the injections were mixed and shipped out. there, doctors believe a fungus contaminated the product. nine facilities received shipments of the questionable steroid injections. >> this case, there were human cases, and it was tracked back to the product. >> reporter: the meningitis outbreak has reached six states with five deaths, but doctors fear the number of those with meningitis may get higher. >> we believe that there are probably hundreds of patients who may have received an injection, and those cases are currently under
-class working again. thank you, jim. the next debate will be on thursday, october 11 on -- at center college in kentucky for now, i am -- aa center college in kentucky." for now, i am jim lehrer. good night. [applause] >> and now, the familles are on stage as the first of three presidential debates comes to a close. we have been falling the romney campaign. carl, an event like this ends, whoever you were for you believe it did just great. whether you were against, you think did just horribly. >> it will be hard to judge initially. like so many debates, the spot analysis that will happen in the spin room for the next three or four hours, wwat will be all over social media, is likely to evolve over the next few days as people begin to analyze in depth and take a look to the accuracy of the things that were set as well as the demeanor of the candidates. in just about every single answer, mitt romney looked at the prrsident and looked him in the eye and addressed the president directly.+ in most of his answers, president obama spoke to either jim lehrer or the audience. this was, in general, a g
a fresh coat of paint. jim lehrer of pbs is prepared to moderate. andrea mitchell joins us now from denver. you know, they have three debates coming up. we're hearing that tonight's is going to be the most important. why is that? >> reporter: well, it's the first. wendy, this is the first chance we have to see these men face to face. they've been trading charges back and forth as well as their surrogates through speeches, stump speeches and also the campaign advertisements. this is going to be the first time they challenge each other. this format is designed to let them do exactly that. you'll not have opening statements. there are two-minute closing statements from each of them. but they'll be able to question each other, all on domestic policy. but we're told mitt romney does want to try to bring benghazi into the mix. they think there's an opening there to weaken the president by what went wrong in libya by that fatal attack. >> the race has tightpened nationally a little bit. two of the three battleground states is a statistical tie at this point. yet romney is still considered an unde
: indeed, jim, there were children in the house, but they got the children and their babysitter outside in an ambulance before they actually moved in for this confrontation. what happened here is a man calls 911. he says he has a gun. he says he wants to die. he says he wants police to kill him, and indeed that's how his life came to an end. >> there were a number of shots. right after the other. >> reporter: how many shots? >> it was like maybe eight or nine. there was a lot of them. >> reporter: a man on an apparent self-destructive path, shot and killed this morning by police behind this house in silver spring. now, it's unclear as to what drove him to do what he did. but alcohol may have played some role. police say he brought a large bottle of vodka to what turned out to be the scene of his death. 3:15 a.m. a 911 call to police from a 22-year-old man. he said he wanted to die, that he had a gun, and he said more than that. >> at times he stated he wanted to kill himself, at other times he stated he wanted the police to kill him. >> troubled. >> absolutely. >> reporter: 3:17 a.m., p
. >> good. so i'll get rid of that. i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidize to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs, i like big bird, i actually like you too. >> of course social media blew up on that big bird comment. it wasn't long before a new twitter account popped up, the handle fired big bird. big bird even posted this picture of himself on the "sesame street" stoop holding a will work for food sign. >> so who was telling the truth in the debate last night? we'll do some fact checking when jonathan strong of roll call joins us in our next half hour. >>> some of the other top stories we're following for you this morning, a meningitis outbreak is killing people across the nation, including here in maryland and virginia. two people have died in those states, and the cdc says the number of cases has risen to 26 nationwide, killing a total of four people. the outbreak is a rare form of the infection stemming from a steroid injection used to treat back pain. now, the steroid was made in massachusetts. it's since been recalled. >>> a 17-year-old boy dropped his bro
's where president obama and mitt romney will face off on stage. one moderator, jim leher the moderator. >>> also, in this half hour, in this first half, a new showdown is heating up. a tree that almost killed, well, mcsteamy as you know him from "grey's anatomy." a tree fell on her from the next door neighbor's yard. a big legal battle brewing. >>> first, we're going to get to the latest trouble for american airlines. a story we first brought you on "good morning america." another flight was forced to make an emergency landing last night. and abc's jim avila has been tracking all of the developments. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. american pilots could be at the bargaining table as early as today. bringing to an end, the problems for the airline. this morning, the embattled american airlines under the microscope again. >> i have a gear unsafe flight. >> reporter: another american flight forced to make an emergency landing after an apparent mid-flight maintenance issue. flight 1862, travelling from dallas to st. louis tuesday, turned around after the landing ge
. the debate was hosted by pbs' jim lehrer. >> i'm sorry, jim. i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs, big bird and i like you, too, but i'm not going to keep spending things and borrow money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: after the comment was made, there were 17,000 tweets per minute for the words "big bird ,," 10,000 for pbs. this debate really dominated twitter more so than either of the conventions. it was really pretty incredible. i'll have more on that and more from what the candidates had to say about medicare, taxes coming up at 5:30. back to you. >> really interesting. fall pledge drives have started at your local public tv and radio. >> big bird will have to take a pay cut. >>> we had a couple of former local politicians watch the debate in our studio last night. former congressman tom periello of virginia conceded mitt romney won the night but he may have to pay the price for his strong performance. >> his policy positions are completely opposite from everything he said the last 18 months. i think he came across strongly but i think
by mitt romney about how he would cut spending to pbs. the debate was hosted by pbs' jim lehrer. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and other things. i like pbs, big bird and actually like you too, but i'm not going to keep spending money on things and borrow money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: this debate turned out to be the most tweeted event in u.s. history. 10.3 million tweets in total. the big bird comment you just heard generated 17,000 tweets per minute. wow. mike? >> people are apparently passionate about big bird. >> reporter: who knew people loved "sesame street" so much, right? >> no doubt. i never doubted it. >> we all grew up on "sesame street." kristin fisher live in our satellite center. >>> every debate includes a little stretching of the truth so to speak. did mitt romney or president obama do that when they were talking about taxes? derek mcginty watched the debate with our partners at "u.s.a. today." take a listen. >> reporter: there was a lot to talk about regardless, a lot of facts out there, especially this $5 trillion in tax cuts.
to television. the moderator happens to work for pbs as well. >> i'm sorry, jim. i'll stop the subsidy to pbs. i like big bird. >> at big bird romney, he promised to run in the 2016 elections if he got 10,000 retweets. possibly elmo can be vice president. >> : a whole cabinet of sesame street characters. >> this several different parodies. >> i like big bird but i would probably vote for elmo over big bird. >> why? >> elmo has a great personality. >> i think grover has the edge. >> grover is grumpy. >> he's not empty. >> oscar is grumpy. >> that's who it is. its abeen a long time since i've tuned in. >> -- it's been a long time since i've tuned in. >> let's get to the temperatures. we have some rain showers working through the area. light rain in the district and as you get south here down into parts of southern maryland, we'll get into rain showers as well. waldorf, la plata, you will likely see some showers here shortly. this will be pushing across out towards calvert county. light showers moving across the city out towards bridge county and eventually anne arundel county as well. what is happ
in our jobs panel. jim kessler, senior vice president for policy and cofounder of third way. former policy director of democratic senator chuck schumer of new york. john engler former governor of michigan. nice to have you both on the program. this comes up every sing gill time we get a jobs report and whether or not the books are cooked and whether or not we get a accurate reading. this conversation coming up more because we're right by a presidential election. what is your response, when you hear concerns from people maybe this is isn't a accurate reading on the job market? >> so two points, one is, these numbers are always wrong. i mean, they're done on surveys and there's revisions done over and over and over again. if you look in 2009, almost all of the revisions, when they would look back made the jobs numbers worse. looking back in 2011 and 2012 the revisions have generally made previous months better. but, look, the people who put this together, they're statisticians, statisticians. this is what they love to do. they don't cook the books. they're the most, you know, they're
correspondent, jim avila, has been on this story from the beginning. jim, if nothing else, they think they've solved the problem this time. >> reporter: good morning, josh. two important things for american passengers to note this morning. first of all, american says, they have, indeed, found the cause. and are now retrofitting all of those 757s with an additional lock, a bolt, that will bolt the seats to the floor and make sure they don't slip around anymore. three of them did in three, separate flights during the week in the last few days. one of them, even flipping the seats back into the row behind them. the second important thing to note, as you say, this will mean lots of delays and cancellations. in fact, nearly 100 cancellations the last 2 days. they'll continue through saturday, maybe into sunday. and then, though, american airlines says, the good news is, it will all be fixed and things will get back to normal. josh? >> that's very good news, indeed. jim avila, thank you for that. >>> investigators now say it's possible that the border patrol agent killed on duty near the arizona
took at the sesame street bird.ter big >> jim, i'm sorry, i will stop the subsidies to pbs. i love big bird and i like you, not keep spending things and boring money from china to pay for it >> . several big bird accounts popped up on twitter last night. one of them include a picture of the sesame street character holding a sign saying "will work food." that accounts has received $22,000 overnight. >> we don't want to see a big burden lose his job. >> absolutely. he has been working on sesame street for so long d doing good job. awesome. >> a spokesperson from twitter presidential debate is tweeted about a political event in u.s. history. with abc 7 for complete the presidential race and look for updates at wjla.com. >> a developing story from fairfax county. a teenager's family members desperate for clues into what led to his disappearance. 17-year-old bryan glenn was last morning dropping his brother offense school. police later found his car at a park, but no sign of the teenager. john gonzalez is live this morning at woodson high school. is a student and was last seen. >> that's ri
could swing away. the series is tied at one game apiece. johnson back to form jim johnson. they are at one game apiece. the series continues on wednesday. will finish it in new york. the houston texans remain unbeaten. they defeated the new york jets, 23-17. mark sanchez struggling again. having trouble with the offense. mchenry has a look at the nationals in st. louis. the nationals are back in town. they and the cardinals played yesterday. they're getting set for tomorrow's game. nationals in aholt at. ryan zimmerman tried to change and makes it 7-2. that gives you hope. danny espinoza hits a fly ball. espinoza was robbed of a great hit. then carlos ball tran -- be crushes a solo shot. >> unfortunately, we go home. >> that's a look at sports. have a great day. >> it's 5:27 writedowns, 46 degrees. continues at 5:30. >> new developments in the ongoing debate over same-sex n maryland. which group now is launching a new ad in support of ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head sta
' lives >> jim johnson gave up 19 home innings. 68 -- 19 runs. new york ended up winning game 7-2. >> and the rest took a two-game giants. >> and it was drew brees breaking record with atas touchdown pass. here's more on the redskins game now. nationals first postseason game since 1933. rg3 took a hard hit. did not set up easily. he buys himself some time and himself, trying to get a first down. was leveled. he laid on the ground for a while. just was hit really hard. he underwent concussion tests. concussion.a mild the redskins lost 24-17. then the talk was centered on him. >> i was not even sure what the was. i knew that he had a mild concussion. says i can come up when they need me. the nationals take the lead, 3-2.ng they will play at 4:30 this afternoon. day.a great >> thanks so much. the news continues at 5:30. >> friends and family not giving the search for a hasfax county teenager who ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why
. rightly so. ask jim haslan. >> got the hottest quarterback in the league, good runningback and two receivers that -- these two are really good. explosive guys. can make all the catches. big bodies. maybe the greatest all time tight end that's ever played. it's a great challenge for us. we've played pretty good offenses, so this is another challenge. good thing it's at home. hopefully we'll have our fans behind us. >> got to get the fans behind them. haven't been great at home as of late. when talking about that defense, i'm in the locker room yesterday talking to trent williams. we have a pretty good rapport, so i asked him abodefense. this is a veteran move in a way to get out of the interview. take a listen. >> i know 4-0, everybody talks about their offense, what do you see on tape? >> what do you feel on tape about the defense? >> technically i'm not supposed to do this interview. >> see what i mean? that's the way they get out of this thing. >> great. >> pulls rg3 in, and he says, it's not my day to talk. you're on your own. it's so smooth. looking at rg3, and trent is gone. t
, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i love big bird. i actually like you too. >> the social media blew up right away on the big bird comment. it wasn't long before a new act popped up, the new handle fire big bird. big bird even posted this picture holding a will work for food sign. >> thousands of people already follow that. it is crazy. >> it is amazing. 24,000 followers now just from that comment. >> it is amazing the things people latch onto and it blows up and it becomes a big deal. it was just a comment. but people do what they do. >> so somebody put that picture together, i guess. >> look at the poor kids. >> oh, no! >> he wasn't saying to get rid of pbs or sesame street. he was just saying it would pull away the funding that the federal government gives. but people take it and run. whatever. >> look at tucker. >> everybody loves big bird. big bird is safe. weather forecast, starting off with cloud cover. we've got some humidity out there to start your day as well. some warm temperatures but changes today. we'll get drier air working in later this after
williams joins us now with more from the myers family. pete? >> jim, doreen, we talked to bob myers who is his brother and we asked a question we haven't heard much about. when the sniper shooting started here on october 2nd, whether he ever talked to his brother, a civil engineer who lived in the washington area about them and whether they were concerned for his brother, here's what he said. >> we were very specific. we, when we saw the pattern of unexplained murders and they kept happening, we were very specific with him and asked him to use his vacation time and come home until things calmed down down there. and his comment was, well, it's millions of people down here, why would they get me? >> it was four days later that bob myers was watching the local news and saw that there had been another attack. he told us that he thought at the time, boy, there is some other family that is now going to have to deal with this and about 5:00 the next morning his nephew came to the door and said, well, they got dean. now, you saw him holding a wrist watch. he still has the watch his brother was
might not be sold but i think jim haslet is. take a listen i don't they got hottest quarterback in the league, really good running back and two receives are that i don't know -- these two are really good. they are explosive guys and they can make the catches. they're big bodies. they got maybe the greatest all- time tightened that ever played. it's great challenge. we've played some pretty good offenses. good thing it is at home. hope we have hour fans behind us and that will help us out. >> fact check time. >> great offensive, st. louis rams, wrong. >> tony gonzalez, one of the greatest tight end of all time. >> you got one right. >> guys on the outside. michael turner. you just doing a whole lot of writing there. i don't know what he's doing. had thursday night deal, every week. >> i would if i could watch it. >> another team imanticipate sure you don't like, the arizona cardinals were 4-0. they came into st. louis last night and we saw what happened when the redskins went to st. louis. they got beat down. sam bradford going up top here at 52 yards. touchdown. rams up 17-3. ke
left on windshield. come jim graham says they lead to littering. the proposal comes with a legal challenge because opponents say it would violate the first amendment. graham says he welcomes the public discussion on the matter. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york. some big number due out today and it has nothing to do with presidential polls. >> but it could still impact the election. we'll go live to what could come out of today's jobs report. non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of per
teddy. thank you for inspiring the nation and thank you for inspiring the nationals. >> i hope jim vance is watching. >> teddy is ready to take down the world. he is ready. >> looks like he is. >> that's news 4 midday. thanks for joining us. tune in at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 for the days news. >> we'll be back tomorrow at 11:00. until then, have a terrific day.
would make as president. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. i actually like you, too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. that's number one. >> that comment definitely ruffled some feathers. in fact, someone created a twitter handle "fired big bird." he or she has sent out several tweets and pictures, fired big bird has already more than 23,000 followers. >>> the vice presidential candidates will face off in their only debate a week from today. it will take place at center college in danville, kentucky. the maryland congressman chris van holland has been playing the role of paul ryan. >>> the next presidential debate will be on october 16th in long island, new york. the second debate will take place on the campus of hofstra university and will be in the format of a town hall meeting. that means undecided voters will ask the questions. the candidates will focus on foreign and co-do mdomestic pol. >>> tim kaine is opening up a gap in the virginia
is there. you know. jim mcmain came out and said he's suffering from dementia. there's an issue. >> if you are going to look at sports in general, look at them all. you can't just pick football. >> reporter: concussions are serious, particularly in kids. >> the younger the brain is, the more vulnerable it is. >> reporter: symptoms are often subtle and easily missed. emergency room visits for sports related brain injuries including concussions have gone up 60% in ten years. and for boys, the rates are highest in football. >> from the nfl all the way down to pop warner youth football, unprecedented steps have been taken in the last several years to make the game safer. >> reporter: more than half of the states in america including new hampshire have concussion laws to protect student athletes. at eastern tech in maryland, players take brain function tests to determine if and when they can play after an injury. >> it will tell me how severe my injury is. >> reporter: banning football altogether may be extreme but the proposal has triggered a passionate debate. nbc news, new york. >>> the phar
of women voters are sponsoring tonight's debate between george allen and tim kaine. they both want jim webb's senate seat. that debate is expected at 8:00. you can watch it live at wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. marine ban and corps color guard took part in a special columbus day celebration. marks the 150th anniversary of the national columbus memorial in front of union station. unveiled that statue in 1912. the national park service along with the national columbus celebration association and other groups sponsored today's event. >>> and if you were sitting along that band, you could hear people saying, we are cold, man. it's not supposed to be this cold. >> feels like november, doesn't it? >> cold november rain. with cold november rain here, i want to take you to snow shoe. check this out. their first snow of the season. oh, i get excited. isn't that good stuff, derek? >> i'm getting worked up. >> if you're a skier, it's good stuff. it's nice to see the snow and trees that are past peek. but that was their first snow. we've had snow as early as the 10th of october set back in 1979. so it ca
. in jim marshall, the new president of the institute of peace, which i am delighted to tell you, and i am pleased everyone is here for an import -- to hear about and the port project that has been sponsored by the institute for peace. my job is to introduce steve heideman. he has directed the center for democracy and civil studies -- civil society at georgetown. he -- he is a terrific asset for the institute. this project is driven by syrians, with technical assistance and other kinds of assistance from the institute and a sister institute in germany. it is important these efforts are driven by local populations, things that are handed down from the united states did not work all that well. we are pleased that you are here. i hope you have lots of questions, and if i can turn this over to you -- >> thank you para much, and let me add my welcome to you. we are delighted to see you here this morning. it will be an interesting conversation about syria after assad the challenges of managing a transition period as jim mentioned, the event this morning is in many ways a culmination of a project
was obviously the winner. i mean, he basically broke twitter. but the big loser in my opinion was definitely jim lehrer, though. i felt bad for the guy. i really sympathized with him. >> what about you? >> what stuck out for me was the line of attack that obama decided to take against mitt romney. he didn't mention the 47% comments that he should have mentioned, didn't mention romney's job record in massachusetts when they started talking about jobs, didn't mention bain capital once. obama was on the defensive much more than he was on the offensive, didn't dispute mitt romney's $716 medicare claim which has some truth, accuracy debate to it. he had a full opportunity to do that and didn't do it. >> i myself was amazed last night. personally i went to the debate thinking, okay, i think mitt romney is going to do okay, but he seriously started to look at the camera when he did his personal narrative at the very beginning of the debate, i was, like, okay, i think he's got this. to me it looked like obama did not want to be there. he looked tired. he didn't look himself. >> i think a lot of people a
.m. it's something council member jim graham worries about. >> the key problem is there's no public transportation. so people who think that they want to go dripping until the later hour are -- drinking until the later hour are going to drive or they have to take a taxi. that's all they've got unless they live in the area. so i think that the congestion, the noise, the adverse spillover effects is likely to increase, maybe not this weekend, but as the program expands. >> reporter: council member graham tried to kill legislation to keep bars open later. he didn't win that fight, but he scored a victory by trimming the late hours to only holiday weekends instead of all weekends. >> this first weekend out of a possible universe of 1,000, there are only 42 that have gotten permission. >> reporter: there have been some concerns about safety when it comes to those bars letting out an hour later, but chief lane-year-old says she doesn't see a -- chief lanier says she doesn't see a concern at all because there will be as many officers on the street at 3:00 in the morning as 4:00. matt ack
cuts he'd make as president. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i love big bird. i like you, too, but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. that's number one. >> well, that has sparked several big bird twitter accounts and twit pics. one user has used the handle fired big bird and tweeted this picture. it already has more than 23,000 followers. the race is tightening in two of the bat ground states, according to the latest nbc news "wall street journal" maris poll. in virginia, the president leads mitt romney by 2%. that's within the margin of error. he led there by 4% last month. the race is even tighter in florida. president obama leads his republican rival by just 1%. and we'll have much more on last night's debate throughout the morning. nbc news senior political editor mark murray will join us live later this morning to break down what the candidates needed to accomplish and whether they were successful. >> let's go to melissa live at the news4 news desk. >> we've just learned first lady michel
runs against texas and it's closing time for jim johnson. gets david murphy to fly out and the orioles win it, 5-1. they move on to the american league division series where they will host the yankees tomorrow. >>> college football note for you. terps hosting wake forest in college park at 3:30 today. and that is your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. i hope your saturday is a good one. >>> quite the surprise for students of broad run high school in ashburn. redskins quarterback robert griffin iii showed up for the game last night. that's a lot of pressure. students sent news 4 these pictures of rg iii getting pinked as the school showed its support in the fight against breast cancer. the qb and the rest of the redskins will wear pink on sunday as the nfl also participates in a breast cancer awareness initiative. >> nice of him. >>> this morning hundreds of people will run with the wounded warriors. the 5-k race raises money for the wounded warrior transitional housing project. the proceeds will be used to build transitional homes for wounded warriors in the vincent hall retirement com
and sidewalks. council member jim graham hears complaints from people sick of cleaning them up and is proposing legislation to stop what he thinks leads to littering, fining those who place the flyers on the windshields, but he's not sure who will enforce it yet. >> we want to look at who else can issue the violations. our traffic and parking control officers might very well be authorized. >> reporter: what graham is proposing could come with a legal challenge. some think it could violate freedom of speech. >> i don't think putting a flyer under a windshield wiper is littering. >> reporter: arthur spitzer with the aclu says similar laws have been reviewed by judges in other parts of the country. >> a number of federal courts have looked at this very issue in places that enacted laws banning leafletting on cars. three out of four say that law violates the first amendment one court thought it was okay. >> reporter: graham who is a lawyer worked with the council's attorney to draft legislation. neither want to violate the constitution. they just want to clean up the city. >> i believe in freedo
virginia governors. they're hoping to replace democrat jim webb who isn't running for re-election. >>> d.c. residents, today is the last day you can register to vote by mail. people who live in the district must postmark their voter registration applications by today. applications are available online and at public libraries, firehouses and police stations. anyone who misses today's deadline can still register to vote during early voting and on election at their polling place. election day is tuesday, november 6th. >>> 5:34. one man is in critical condition after a shooting at a montgomery county home. police were called to the 1100 block of good hope drive in silver spring last night. they say the homeowner got into an argument with a man and a woman. during that fight, the homeowner shot the man who then drove himself to the hospital. the homeowner was also hurt in that fight. he is expected to be okay. >>> montgomery county police are trying to figure out what caused a man to die while in police custody yesterday afternoon. officers arrested a man in clarks burg who was reportedly bei
. >> it was more british style than american-style, which was good. >> do i think that jim lehrer was a weak moderator? yes. that is okay. it is not about the moderator. it is about the candidates, not the moderator showboating. i thought it was good. >> if you asked both sides, the romney folks would say romney -- irani folks would say obama talked longer and the obama side would say romney talk longer. >> president obama talked about 5 minutes or so -- 4.5 minutes more than romney. but i think romney was better. less was more. on the side of the room, yes, sir. >> i was wondering, have you seen any differences in the senate races where republicans associate with the tea party? if not, how could turn out affect that? -- how could turnout affect that? >> there are a lot of important races in november, not just the presidential. i do not know the answer. there are a lot of very close senate races, like charlie was talking about, in states that product -- in states that romney is probably going to win. missouri, north dakota, arizona. there are 4 states where democratic senate candidates are r
be with senator jim demint. mitch mcconnell said the first priority was to make sure obama was it first term president. there was the possibility of working on different issues. if you have some good progressives reelected -- elizabeth warren -- you have a chance to find partnership on core issues. even something the chamber of commerce signed onto. this country could use an infrastructure bank that would put people back to work and rebuild the infrastructure. with mitt romney, you need somebody to, and that will understand that 47% of americans are not freeloaders but part of a political system and a country that deserves the respect. paul ryan has put forward a budget. another of them have fully explain how that would cut tax rates 20% across the board. what kind of loopholes would they find? that is a tough fight to have in a congress where there is a belief in a fair shot. host: next is a caller from iowa, larry. caller: hi. thank you for taking my call. i watch too often. i have a big problem with republicans. i feel they have not paid a political price for the damage that was done to t
to play. putting out five runs against texas and it's closing time for jim johnson. gets david murphy to fly out and the orioles win it, 5-1. they move on to the american league division series where they will host the yankees tomorrow. college football note for you. terps hosting wake forest in college park at 3:30 today. and that is your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. i hope your saturday is a good one. >> thanks, carol. >>> turns out michael phelps is not just king of the pool but he is also not too bad on the links either. check this out. the champion swimmer was competing in the pro-am golf tournament scotland when he sank that 50-yarder. that is longer than the pool he usually swims in. in fact he might now hold the record for the longest televised pike to be made. >> just what he needs. another record. >>> right now hundreds of people are running with the wounded warriors. the 5-k race raises money for the wounded warrior transitional housing project. the proceeds will be used to build traditional homes for wounded warriors in the vincent hall retirement community in mclean,
's this engagement, but mitt romney not wanting to bring in up, and jim lehrer, i don't know what was going on. . host: laura is a republican. hi, laura, you are on. caller: i wanted to say to katrina, if you want to talk about common sense policies, maybe you need to listen to rush limbaugh and maybe you need to really listen to what mr. romney said about this economy. if you are concerned about poverty, do you know that the number one group tracked in poverty is single thing all households -- single female soul? you need to look at stuff that the conservatives are saying because they care about the portrait they don't want people trapped in poverty. they know what small businesses, which employs 60-70% of the citizens and in this country, taxed more. if you tax small business, they are not going to hire. i don't know how you don't figure out what mr. romney so eloquently said in that debate. talking about politics of the 1% or the 47%, conservatives want the best for all folks, and yes, we mean thewe don't want them trapped in poverty. we want them married, paying their taxes -- host: we wil
't. it was not raised by president obama. it was not raised by the moderator jim lehrer and i think the romney campaign was surprised on that. mitt romney had an answer to go and that's the one you heard last night. as for what you're talking about on whether mitt romney is shifting his policies, the obama campaign thinks he is. listen to the president yesterday on the campaign trail. >> when i got on the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney. because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy and yet the fellow on the stage last night who looked like mitt romney said he did not know anything about that. >> you can hear a lot more from the obama campaign and the candidate himself on that. the romney campaign, carol, pushing back saying, no, when it comes to health care, taxes, this is the same mitt romney and he's being consistent. the fight will continue. >> yes, it will. paul steinhauser, many thanks. >>> price tag for your child's colle
claim the moderator, jim lehrer are of pbs was basically too right-wing and acting in concert with the romney campaign somehow, which is denial to a level that is truly amusing. bill: if that is the one observation you have i'mcuriousu observe this. this is al gore talking about the altitude in colorado, specifically the city of denver. roll this. >> obama arrived in denver at 2:00 p.m. today, just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust. >> that is interesting. >> i don't know, maybe --. bill: did you hear that voice in the background, that's interesting? now, it is true, and it is factual he left vegas around 2:00 in the afternoon. but just on the face, what do you think of that? >> well that may be its effect on vice president gore. i think the president is in peek physical condition. i think he could probably handle 5,000 feet. this is why the president had a problem in the macro explanation, is, people like al gore, suck up to the president. every presi
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